I Am Still Not Over My Ex

Personal Stories, Advice, and Support 273 People

    we recently broke up & I know

    that sounds silly but really it was something that I was wanting to happen. we lost our touch: he didn't seem to care about making time for me or simply wanting the relationship in general.. we kept different hours with jobs so it didn't help our lack of communication either...
    kmiracle kmiracle
    18-21, F
    Aug 16, 2015

    I dated my ex for 2 years He cheated on me

    and he moved to another state We broke up 4 years ago but we've been talking like we are still dating (We've dated other people)
    sweetlittleprincess sweetlittleprincess
    18-21, F
    Apr 2, 2014

    After about a year of dating,

    my now ex and I got engaged, and spent around six months planning our wedding. Out of the blue, he called everything off about three months ago. Still to this day, I feel like not a single day has gotten any easier. I went through the month telling myself I was okay, and on a...
    Meguh Meguh
    22-25, F
    Feb 28, 2014

    can someone please tell me

    why i still have feelings for Philip? We broke up months and months and months ago so why do i still feel heart broken whenever he mentions his gf? I have a bf named Devang who i love soooooooo much so why do i still love Philip?!?!?!? ugh its so annoying!!!
    butterflybaby123 butterflybaby123
    13-15, F
    2 Responses Mar 11

    Its been 9 months since my breakup.

    May sound short or may sound long to some of you. but to me, 9 months of no absolute communication is quite long. we dated for 1 and a half years. She was my first love. I thought I was doing well moving on, having minor thoughts of her that lessen month by month, week by week...
    ccdawgg ccdawgg
    18-21, M
    1 Response Nov 20, 2014

    I have read all of these stories hoping I would

    find comfort and acknowledgment. Well I did, the only thing that separates me from these stories is age, but I guess affairs of the heart does not discriminate based on age. I don't know why I can't shake this....but one of the post I read really hit home. I do believe it is a...
    tooldforthis tooldforthis
    61-65, F
    1 Response Apr 1, 2014

    Gosh that just really hurt.

    My ex joined the military. And I hadn't heard from him in awhile. We texted today. And I found out he was engaged. That really just broke me. That really hurt me. That should of been me..
    theunkown6 theunkown6
    5 Responses Jan 8, 2014

    Not sure what's going on,

    normally when I reverse the jeep it goes straight over anything :) Keep the revs up I suppose
    29wine 29wine
    41-45, F
    3 Responses Mar 6, 2014

    I miss him, or perhaps the idea of him.

    I've made it close to a full day without thinking of him but some little reminder creeps back in. I think he's sleazy, I think he did me wrong, but I miss the concept behind the relationship and I guess I'm proud to have at least been open and honest for as long as we were. He...
    QuaintCynicalExistence QuaintCynicalExistence
    1 Response Jul 1, 2015

    September 6,2014 Saturday Please stop texting

    me, I'm not over you yet. :(
    justwannabeliked justwannabeliked
    26-30, F
    1 Response Sep 5, 2014

    Ruined The Best Thing I Didn't Know I Had.

    This will probably be long, but i'll try to cut it down to the important things.I'm 24 years old, I met my x (we'll call her Ren) at one of my best friends parties (we'll call him Jace), and we instantly clicked.I had known my X in high-school, but not personally, she used to...
    AJ089 AJ089
    22-25, M
    2 Responses Feb 29, 2012

    I Will Always Love You

    We were amazing together; we inspired other couples in love and made singles sick with our sweetness towards each other. I loved you more than myself, more I've ever loved anyone, until I gave birth to my daughter-whom I didn't have with you. You were my rock, my love, the most...
    anon1968 anon1968
    2 Responses Sep 23, 2012

    He Asked Me

    He asked me what made me happy I froze, Knowing in my mind there was no longer anything Yet, the words "you" slipped my lips Knowing it was a lie In my heart I know it is still him Months have gone by We look the other way when passing He still crosses my mind Every day, in...
    HazyyMermaid HazyyMermaid
    18-21, F
    Jan 15, 2013

    It's Never To Late To Reconnect With A Long Lost Love..if You Don't Try, You'll Never Know.

    This is my 1st post to this site and no one may ever read it, but I wanted to inspire those that are/were like me. I met what I now call MY DESTINY 24 years ago. A normal meeting, a normal relationship of dating, arguments, breakup and reconnects. But during all of this time, I...
    neva2late neva2late
    20 Responses Jan 15, 2012

    Well, I told my ex how I feel -

    that I've been having feelings for him and crying every night because I miss him so much. He said he doesn't feel that way any more. Yes, it hurts very much. But... I will get over it. And I know that I spoke my heart and found out how he felt too. I am thankful that we...
    TinyDancer108 TinyDancer108
    22-25, F
    1 Response Mar 9

    Two Out Of Three

    The first one, an abusive ***** that beat me regular and couldn't be bothered to get off her behind and be a decent wife or to mother our four kids.  I was over her the day she left.  I still can't completely figure out why I married her in the first place or how we stayed...
    JohnnyQDoe JohnnyQDoe
    Mar 12, 2012

    WOW. I thought I was the only one.

    My ex and I broke up eight years ago. We were together for almost six years (from ages 24 to 30 [same age]). Well, I broke up with him mainly because the relationship ran its course...plus I THOUGHT I wanted more (get married). My ex was/is also in the entertainment business, so...
    KeshaP KeshaP
    36-40, F
    1 Response Jan 6

    We talked today. Normal conversation.

    Nothing special but she showed me a pic of her and her new boyfriend and for some reason I felt a pain in my chest...I thought I was past her and I have someone better now but...
    Sabrebel Sabrebel
    18-21, M
    1 Response Dec 23, 2015

    It's been a month and some change

    since me and my ex broke up. It was a pretty serious relationship. We dated for 2 years and did a lot of stuff together. We talked about the future a lot so I'm sure you all can imagine the pain in feeling that things didn't work out. I still couldn't really tell u why we broke...
    deleted deleted
    Mar 2

    Wanted To Experience Love And Now Wants To Forget It!

    Honestly I am just writing to vent off my anger, my pain and my helplessness. I am a married Indian female and was in a relationship for 4 years before my marriage. Still not over my first and only bf and guess, I will carry his thoughts to my death bed! He was really wonderful...
    giakashyup giakashyup
    May 21, 2012

    My ex and I dated for three years.

    I broke up with him one year ago after the final straw where he irrationally screamed at me & made me feel unsafe in his presence... Now, he has finally been diagnosed with a form of bipolar and has started a medication. He says he feels great and that it hasn't dampered his...
    TinyDancer108 TinyDancer108
    22-25, F
    4 Responses Mar 6

    even though our relationship was absolutely

    toxic I still miss my ex. I had sex with someone else tonight. I felt like I was cheating on him. the sex I had with the new guy was loveless. I miss the intimacy of our relationship. feel as though I never want to see anyone else ever again.
    jadie02 jadie02
    1 Response Sep 4, 2015

    I’m a college freshman,

    and I can easily say that these first few months of my new life have been unbearable. My boyfriend and I dated for a year, and he was my best friend- the closest friend I’ve ever had. We met in high school, and at the time, I was very sick. When I was a freshman in high...
    lalarose lalarose
    18-21, F
    Feb 1, 2015

    Just Thought I Would Share. I Guess It Is Like Therapy.

    I met my ex on Myspace in May of 2009. I was 32 at the time and had only had a few relationships, with only one that I would consider serious. I went on a first date with her after she found me on Myspace and sent me a message. The first date went really well. The second date...
    1 Response Apr 2, 2012

    Younger women dating older men mainly

    because younger women are attracted older men. older men mature, confident, stable .Mature guys always know how to treat their women.These younger women are looking for their age gap love romance.For older men, Younger women older men relationships will surely make an older man...
    minnieccaa minnieccaa
    26-30, F
    Jan 19, 2015

    You would think that 8 years would be enough

    time; time heals everything right? Wrong. I have been running from the feeling of not being over my ex for going on 8 years and I still look back and think back daily. I ran from the town where it all fell apart to my hometown to a big city and then to a beautiful city where I...
    APSD0229 APSD0229
    31-35, F
    Jul 18, 2014

    Today I remembered what you said to me,

    when I found out the truth. You said, "your not my girl, your not my wife, your not my ******* lady. What I do with females is none of your ******* business. So why don't you get a ******* life." May 5th 2014 You treated me like I'm worthless. Sometimes I feel like I have to...
    QueenGeisha QueenGeisha
    22-25, F
    1 Response Jan 21, 2015

    I'm 19 now, (20 this August)

    and I really need some advice, I'm still crazy about my old high school boyfriend. We only dated for 6 Months in 2009 but I broke up with him because I thought he didn't feel as strongly for me as I did for him. I know it sounds stupid but I was terrified of staying with him...
    honesthellena honesthellena
    22-25, F
    1 Response Apr 24, 2014

    I'm Tired Of Being Hung Up

    Ten years ago I met someone online. In 04' we lost touch. I was so young at the time I had no idea that the feelings I had were legitimate. All I knew how to feel was that I missed her. After 6 years of trying to find her finally had luck in 2009. I simply messaged her to ask...
    Penguinlove123 Penguinlove123
    26-30, F
    1 Response Nov 11, 2013

    Married But Not Over Ex

    Hey y'all. This is my first post. My husband and I were married for a little over a year when things went down hill. I was three months pregnant when we got married, so we were hurried into marriage by my family. We decided that we weren't "in love" anymore. Not knowing that the...
    CountryGirl1985 CountryGirl1985
    26-30, F
    3 Responses Dec 8, 2011

    My boyfriend of 10 years broke up with me 2

    days ago. He was my first love and thought that he was the one. We had one of those break up to make up relationships. I love him so much that its hurts so much i feel like dying. We live in the same area so i don't know how to move on. Literally im trying everything possible to...
    justwannabeliked justwannabeliked
    26-30, F
    7 Responses Aug 13, 2014

    My wife and I were swingers a

    while ago,it was then I met a women, she was about 24 at the time, and a swinger alsoI was about 30, we were seeing each other for about 2 years, we had some really good times together. She was even at some family functions, we told every one she was just my wife's friend, but...
    sorenson1125 sorenson1125
    51-55, M
    Dec 28, 2014

    Thought I Was Moving On Until I Saw Him Again

    Six months ago I ended a 4 year relationship with my ex-boyfriend who was my best friend. He had started to develop quite a serious drinking problem and after seeking professional and friends advice I asked him to leave our home. I hoped with all my heart that he would see how...
    cam76 cam76
    36-40, F
    2 Responses Jun 25, 2013

    Daphne, We met at the Dutch Pantry restaurant

    in Gainesville Florida back in 1973. You were from Ashville NC, and you moved back there at the end of the summer. We shared an awesome summer together as you were on an extended vacation. I will never forget one afternoon at a restaurant called 12 East. I have thought about...
    MichaelStinson MichaelStinson
    61-65, M
    1 Response Feb 25, 2014

    i was able to talk to my ex seminarian bf last

    Saturday for 5mins, 10 years after we broke up. he is a priest now, i wanted us to be friends but i didnt receive a reply from him anymore...should i consider this as a NO?
    yoby225 yoby225
    31-35, F
    Feb 23, 2015

    Still Not Over My Ex-boyfriend After 10 Years

    A few years after my ex-boyfriend and I broke up I met a woman in a cafe. She talked about her break up and I could relate, the pain she described was so real I asked her when did it happen. I was thinking months if not days by this woman's reaction. She said oh ten years. Then...
    athenalolita athenalolita
    223 Responses Apr 7, 2010

    I am successful and attractive at the tender

    age of 46. I married my soulmate in 1988 and divorced in 2004 only because we both thought the grass was greener on the other side of marriage. We soon found out that couldn't have been the furthest thing from the truth. After having another child and a marriage with the...
    letmeloveagain letmeloveagain
    36-40, F
    1 Response Feb 7, 2014

    Good afternoon. Still not fully over my ex

    boyfriend. I did something foolish and unblocked him from facebook. I wanted to see what he was up to and if he was still with the girl I'm pretty sure he cheated on me with. He is, they seem happy. A lot of my friends on facebook are still his friend, even though they know what...
    RangerLucy RangerLucy
    22-25, F
    2 Responses Jan 19, 2015

    I thought I would be over him by now.

    We broke up in April 2013. Well that's when I moved. I have had many bf n It was better when I lived in another city then him but since I moved back all I can do is think of "do he miss me?" knowing he got a gf n I guess happy. #theonethatgotaway
    Cecejay25 Cecejay25
    26-30, F
    1 Response Nov 10, 2014

    Any Day Now. . .

    It has almost been two years since my ex and I had split. Well, I really shouldn't call it a split. Out of nowhere one afternoon he told me he didn't want to see me anymore. We met our sophomore year in college we were both 19. I had never met anyone more exquisite than he. I was...
    LadyJannette LadyJannette
    22-25, F
    1 Response Sep 1, 2009

    Holy validation. I've basically spent the last

    4 years thinking I have a psychotic obsession. But other people feel this too so I'm not alone! Just know that I spent a few hours reading many of your stories and I've been in tears the entire time.. I don't know the answer. I've tried therapy. I can't fix myself, a therapist...
    lrh26540 lrh26540
    22-25, F
    2 Responses May 11, 2015

    V-Day... The Anniversary Of When She Lied And Cheated

    It was only last year. We had separated to try to give each other space, but were still dating, still married and still trying.As cliche as it is, Valentines is supposed to be a day for romance between people who love each other. I'm a hopeless romantic, and wanted to try...
    MisterWho MisterWho
    31-35, M
    2 Responses Feb 11, 2013

    It's been a year since me

    and this guy broke up. We went out in the beginning of freshmen year and we broke up before summer came up. I moved schools for a month but came back and I started talking to him again and we were going to get back together but we didn't for some reason and ever since I just...
    JusttSomeonee JusttSomeonee
    18-21, F
    1 Response Apr 4, 2015
    IamtheTinMan IamtheTinMan
    18-21, M
    2 Responses Mar 22, 2014

    nope . still ther in my thout every day .

    whish it would go every thout is not nice its like toucher . i no iam not the only one out ther ... but we do feeel that way tho!!!
    marcuscent marcuscent
    26-30, M
    Feb 12

    I Gotta Write

    I dated a guy over 17 yrs ago when i pregnant with my first child which wasnt his. I knew and totally liked this guy "M" for years before we actually got together. A friend offered to set me up with a real nice who happend to a ex of her sisters. Im like great another...
    bilow72 bilow72
    41-45, F
    Jun 13, 2009
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